The U.S. led coalition’s campaign against Iraq in 1991

During the planning of the U.S.-led coalition’s campaign against Iraq in 1991, war planners misunderstood Iraq’s “center of gravity.” Discuss this statement.

The follow three are the documents to be used as reference for the mentioned essay:

Lieutenant Colonel Antulio J. Echevarria II, “Clausewitz’s Center of Gravity: It’s Not What We Thought,” Naval War College Review, Vol LVI, N°. 1 (Winter 2003), 108-123.

Michael R. Gordon, General Bernard E. Trainor, The General’s War. The Inside Story of the Conflict in the Gulf. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995, 129-141, 142-158, 227-241.

George Bush, Brent Scowcroft, A World Transformed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998, 462-464, 483-487, 488-492.

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